Travel Information

With so many interesting places to visit and exciting things to do, choosing how you travel to and get around Essex is just as important as deciding where you want to go.

Please note that when you click on the links below you will be leaving the Essex Tourist Guide, and therefore we cannot accept responsibility for the content or suitability of these websites.

Airports

London City Airport
Located just 22 minutes from Bank station and with easy access from Essex, London City Airport is the ideal departure airport for those who need to fly in and out of London.
Telephone: 020 7646 0088/0000
Email: CSC1@londoncityairport.com
Website: www.londoncityairport.com
London Southend Airport
London Southend Airport is a well-established facility serving business and leisure passengers flying within the UK, Europe and beyond.
Telephone: 01702 538 500
Email: LSAEnquiries@SouthendAirport.com
Website: https://southendairport.com
London Stansted Airport
London Stansted Airport, conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway, is London's third busiest airport, currently serving around 18 million passengers a year.
Telephone: 0808 169 7031
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Website: www.stanstedairport.com

Bus

Essex Highways - Travel by Bus in Essex
Essex Highways provide information on bus services in Essex, which includes operator information, routes, timetables, fares, tickets and concessionary and other passes.
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Website: www.essexhighways.org/Transport-and-Roads/Getting-Around/Bus.aspx
First Essex
A subsidiary of FirstGroup plc, First Essex operate a bus service throughout the county of Essex.
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Website: www.firstgroup.com/essex

Car

AA Route Planner
For help on planning your journey to and around Essex, check out the AA Route Planner.
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Website: www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp

Coach

Cooks Coaches
Cooks Coaches offer good value for money short breaks and holidays, a comprehensive day excursion programme, and private and contract coach hire.
Telephone: 01702 344702
Email: info@cookscoaches.co.uk
Website: www.cookscoaches.co.uk
Kirbys Coaches
Kirbys Coaches offer coach day trips and holidays across the UK and Europe, with pick up points across Essex.
Telephone: 01268 777777
Email: info@kirbyscoaches.co.uk
Website: www.kirbyscoaches.co.uk
Lodge Coaches
Lodges Coaches are providers of UK and European coach holidays, cruise holidays, day excursions and vintage coach hire.
Telephone: 01245 231262
Email: administrator@lodgecoaches.co.uk
Website: www.lodgecoaches.co.uk
National Express
National Express travel to over 900 destinations throughout the UK including London airports Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton.
Telephone: 0871 781 8181
Email: nxea.customerrelations@nationalexpress.com
Website: www.nationalexpress.com

Ferry

Harwich International Port
Located in the fast-growing Haven Gateway sub-region, on the east coast of England, customers benefit from the undoubted advantage of lock-free, fast access to the North Sea and European ports.
Telephone: 01255 242000
Email: enquiries@harwich.co.uk
Website: www.harwich.co.uk
Stena Line
UK to Hook of Holland via Harwich International Port.
Telephone: 0844 770 7070
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Website: www.stenaline.co.uk

Rail

Abellio Greater Anglia
As well as a frequent and fast service to London Liverpool Street, Abellio Greater Anglia also connects the major towns throughout East Anglia and Essex. So, whether you're looking for a sightseeing day out or a relaxing day at the beach, you can be sure of the best deal by train with Abellio Greater Anglia.
Telephone: 0345 600 7245
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Website: www.greateranglia.co.uk
c2c
c2c for trains to and from London, Southend and elsewhere in Essex, plus timetables, ticket sales, information, events and offers.
Telephone: 0345 744 4422
Email: contact@c2crail.co.uk
Website: www.c2c-online.co.uk
National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries provide a portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions, train times, fares enquiries, ticket purchase and train running information.
Telephone: 0845 748 4950
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Website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
With trains running every 15 minutes, Stansted Express provides a fast, direct and frequent way to travel to Stansted Airport from London.
Telephone: 0345 600 7245
Email: customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website: www.stanstedexpress.com
Transport for London
Information, routes, maps, journey planner and online tickets sales for all forms of public transport in London.
Telephone: 0343 222 1234
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Website: https://tfl.gov.uk